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European Free Trade Association
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n acronym for
(Economics) European Free Trade Association; established in 1960 to eliminate trade tariffs on industrial products; now comprises Norway, Switzerland, Iceland, and Liechtenstein. Free trade was established between EFTA and the EC (now EU) in 1984. In 1994 EFTA (excluding Switzerland) and the EU together created the European Economic Area (EEA)
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European Free Trade Association.
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(European Free Trade Area) A European economic grouping from 1960, originally of Austria, Denmark, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, and UK. Finland joined 1961, Iceland 1970. Denmark, Portugal, and UK subsequently left to join the EC .
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EFTA[ˈeftə] N ABBR =European Free Trade Association → AELC f
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EFTA[ˈɛftə] n abbr (=European Free Trade Association) → AELE f(= Association européenne de libre-échange)
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EFTA[ˈɛftə] n abbr =European Free Trade Association → E.F.T.A f
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